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Blush Pink Nandina

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 10
  • Height 2 Feet
  • Spread 1.5 - 2 Feet

Blush Pink Nandina, Nandina domestica ‘AKA’, is a moderate to fast growing, compact, mounded evergreen shrub with pink new growth turning a light green.  Four season interest with pink and red fall and winter foliage. Spectacular as an accent, in the shrub border, mass plantings and informal, low hedges. Small size makes this an excellent shrub for edging. Tolerates shade, but foliage does best in a sunny location with afternoon shade. Also called Heavenly bamboo.

Blush Pink Nandina Care

Plant in well-drained, moist soil. Water regularly to establish. More drought tolerant once established.  Fertilize with balanced fertilizer in early spring. If dieback occurs in colder zones, cut back to the ground in early spring.                          

Blush Pink Nandina Spacing

Plant 3 feet apart in the shrub border or for mass plantings. For hedges, plant 2 feet apart, measured from the center of each plant.

Blush Pink Nandina Plant Facts

Blush Pink Nandina Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-10
Flower Color(s): n/a
Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Color(s): Green to Blush
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Height: 2 Feet
Spread: 1.5-2 Feet
Habit: Compact
Watering: Medium
Features: Dwarf, Interest Year-Round
Scientific Name: Nandina domestica 'AKA' PP19916
Common Name: Blush Pink™ Nandina
Brand: Southern Living Plants

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Blush Pink Nandina Show Reviews

  • 5
    red evergreen

    Posted by Regina on Mar 27th 2019

    I wanted an evergreen shrub with red foliage. this was the only thing I could find that fit that criteria. so happy I found this. next time I'm looking for something, I'll start on since they have so many pretty plants I've never heard of!